[8u-dev] Request for Review + Approval: Backport of 8163181: Further improvements for Unix NetworkInterface native implementation

Chris Hegarty chris.hegarty at oracle.com
Tue Oct 18 10:52:52 UTC 2016

> On 17 Oct 2016, at 09:38, Langer, Christoph <christoph.langer at sap.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> please review (@Chris or Mark) and approve the following downpour.

From my point of view, I’m ok with this.  You still need 8u maintainer approval.

> Bug: https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8163181
> Original Change: http://hg.openjdk.java.net/jdk9/dev/jdk/rev/40c3550625a2
> New Webrev: http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~clanger/webrevs/8163181.8udev/
> Mail discussion: http://mail.openjdk.java.net/pipermail/net-dev/2016-September/010207.html
> The main motivation for this downport is the bug in the AIX version of enumIPv6Interfaces.
> As the whole change is merely formatting, I decided to ask for a full downport. The patch does not apply cleanly, I had to resolve a little bit and also added some further formatting cleanups to be mostly identical with the JDK 9 version of NetworkInterface.c now.
> Thanks and best regards
> Christoph


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